Production Planning Coordinator

Date: May 22, 2024

Location: West Haven, CT, US, 06516

Company: Glanbia

Production Planning Coordinator


The Opportunity 


This junior-level role involves planning, scheduling, and processing Production Orders for production scheduling as needed. This role will assist in production planning to ensure work is on the floor in a timely fashion, allowing for a smooth flow of processing. This position will report to the Supply Planning Manager.

  • Support Production Planning daily with scheduling and processing of production orders.
  • Communicate all necessary changes to the production department, sales, customer service, and inventory control as needed.
  • Support with the implementation of SAP software while maintaining legacy systems during implementation.
  • Prepare usage and inventory reports for order review.
  • Update the production schedule with inventory status and inventory requirements.
  • Retrieve and file batch sheet folders.
  • Copy batch sheets, record lot numbers, and forward to warehouse/shipping.
  • Verify lot numbers in Process Pro and the production schedule.
  • Follow and track the formula preparation process.
  • Copy and distribute the finished production schedule.
  • Prepare and print yield calculations for production runs.
  • Assist with scheduling, data entry, and other duties as required.


The Skills you will bring to the team

  • College degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience in a food or nutraceuticals manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to effectively interact cross-functionally with other teams in the plant and customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to work with autonomy.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in West Haven, CT  withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, and 401K.  


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford